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Any formal verbal statement made during a trial by a judge to advise and caution the jury on their duty as jurors, on the admissibility or nonadmissibility of evidence, or on the purpose for which any evidence admitted may be considered by them. A reprimand directed by the court to an attorney appearing before it cautioning the attorney about the unacceptability of his or her conduct before the court. If the attorney continues to act in the same way, ignoring the admonition, the judge will find him or her in Contempt of court, punishable by a fine, imprisonment, or both. In criminal prosecution, before the court receives and records the plea of the accused, a statement made by a judge informing the accused on the effect and consequences of a plea of guilty to criminal charges.


noun admonishment, advance notice, advice, alarm, animadversion, caution, caveat, censure, commonition, contraindication, contrariety, contrary advice, counsel, dehortation, deprecation, dissuasion, exhortation, expostulation, foreboding, forewarning, hindrance, indication, instruction, intimidation, judicial reprimand, monition, notice, notification, object lesson, objection, protest, rebuke, reminder, remonstrance, reprimand, reprobation, reproof, signal, stricture, warning
See also: caution, caveat, charge, criticism, deterrence, deterrent, diatribe, direction, guidance, impeachment, monition, notice, objurgation, recommendation, remonstrance, reprimand, warning

ADMONITION. A reprimand from a judge to a person accused, on being discharged, warning him of the consequences of his conduct, and intimating to him, that should he be guilty of the same fault for which he has been admonished, he will be punished with greater severity. Merlin, Repert. h.t.
     2. The admonition was authorized by the civil law, as a species of punishment for slight misdemeanors. Vide Reprimand

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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man will remain the most significant of Joyce's texts to Plath, who highlighted the novel's "triumphant sense of vocation as writer" in comparison to Ulysses, where she found this idea absent (Sylvia Plath Collection, box 20, folder 17).
The Cambridge Companion to Sylvia Plath. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Rich in period details, and biting in its finely tuned humor, The Lost Journals of Sylvia Plath darts between emotional drifters.
In the postmodernist context, Sylvia Plath was one of the first American women writers to refuse to conceal or disguise her true emotions; in articulating her aggression, hostility, and despair in her art, she effectively challenged the traditional passive role attributed to women.
" Somehow, women in respond to Sylvia Plath's poetic intensity.
Ferretter's analysis here, like the analysis throughout Sylvia Plath's Fiction, is complex.
La campana de cristal es una novela desigual y embrollada que refleja el estado alterado de Sylvia Plath. Sin embargo, intensa en cuanto denuncia el sinsentido de la sociedad y sus instituciones.
Sylvia Plath and the Mythology of Women Writers provides a college-level survey dedicated to considering the rise of the legend of Sylvia Plath's women readership, and is a fine discussion identifying the illusions of this readership and the anti-feminist roots of such perceptions.
Sylvia Plath and the Mythology of Women Readers examines how media and popular culture portray female readers of Sylvia Plath's poetry and works.
AN EXTRACT from a letter which former poet laureate Ted Hughes wrote to his tragic wife Sylvia Plath will be among the works to be read as he is given his place in Westminster Abbey tonight.
Asi, Agenda del suicidio nos hace voltear a ese cuaderno que solo tiene las ultimas paginas de la vida de sus personajes, inventados o no, como el caso de Sylvia Plath, la que fuera esposa del tambien poeta Ted Hughes.
Keek's cell phone is broken and Gram has no computer, leaving Keek marooned with her thoughts, her virginity, a copy of The Bell Jar and a raging Sylvia Plath obsession, the occasional phone call from Morn, and Gram's gray-green electric IBM typewriter.